Krill’s Disease: A Newer Management Option


Purpose: To report a case of a young female who presented with scotoma in the right eye for few days.

Case Report: Krill’s disease or acute retinal pigment epithelitis (ARPE) is a self-limiting retinal disease with no specific treatment. Typical clinical and imaging features helped us to diagnose her with ARPE. Intravenous methylprednisolone (IVMP), which gives a rapid anti-inflammatory response, was advised. An SD-OCT scan post-injection showed a reduction in hyperreflectivity and height of lesion at day 3 and near total resolution by day 5.

Conclusion: This case suggests rapid resolution of ARPE with the use of IVMP


Acute Retinal Pigment Epithelitis; Intravenous Methylprednisolone; Krill’s Disease

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